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  • Lord Of The Rings Tour
  • Mt Owen!
  • Choice of 1, 2 or 3 site stops
  • Fly through to Mt Olympus
  • Canaan Downs
  • Film sites from The Lord of the Rings

Tasman Helicopters

Lord Of The Rings Tour

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Experience a Lord of the Rings adventure like no other and see all the top filming sites with a Tasman Lord of The Rings Helicopter Tour. Climbing aboard a luxurious helicopter, you'll have the opportunity to visit up to three locations dependent on your package of choice.

Opt for the one-site tour and you'll enjoy Dimrill Dale (Mount Owen), choose the two-site tour and you'll discover South of Rivendall (Mount Olympus) and Chetwood Forest (Canaan Downs), or go all out and select the three-site tour and you'll enjoy Dimrill Dale (Mount Owen), South of Rivendall (Mount Olympus) and Chetwood Forest (Canaan Downs)!

Located at the southern end of Kahurangi National Park, Mt Owen is where the depleted Fellowship were filmed escaping from the horrors of Moria in The Fellowship of the Ring. Flying through Mt Olympus will allow you to views where the Fellowship hid from Saruman’s Crebain. Lastly, Canaan Downs showcases where the Hobbits are lead by Aragorn into the Chetwood Forest northeast of Bree.

Flights operate daily and leave from Nelson at Tangmere Place, Nelson Airport. The one site tour takes 90 minutes with 50 minutes of flying and one landing. The two site tour takes 2 hours with a flight time of 60 minutes and two landings. The three site tour takes 3+ hours with a flight time of 70 minutes and three landings.

Whether you're a Lord of the Rings fan or not, this Tasman Lord of The Rings Helicopter Tour helps to showcase some of the most picturesque landscape this area has to offer. Purchase your tickets today and enjoy a helicopter flight like no other.


  • Lord of the Rings filming locations by helicopter
  • Choice of 1, 2 or 3 site stops


  • Flying to Mt Owen, at the southern end of the Kahurangi National Park, we will view the film sites from The Lord of the Rings
  • The Fellowship of the Ring, where the depleted Fellowship were filmed escaping from the horrors of Moria
  • Flying through to Mt Olympus
  • View where the Fellowship hid from Saruman’s Crebain
  • Fly to Canaan Downs where the Hobbits are lead by Aragorn into the Chetwood Forest northeast of Bree

One-Site Tour

  • Dimrill Dale (Mount Owen)

Two-Site Tour

  • South of Rivendell (Mount Olympus)
  • Chetwood Forest (Canaan Downs)

Three-Site Tour

  • Dimrill Dale (Mount Owen)
  • South of Rivendell (Mount Olympus)
  • Chetwood Forest (Canaan Downs)

Tour Times and Location

  • Flights operate daily except Christmas Day 25 December
  • At the completion of purchase, you will need to contact the tour operator to book in a flight time that suits you (Tour Operator details will be printed in your tour voucher)
  • Flight departs from Nelson; Tangmere Place, Nelson Airport

One-Site Tour

  • Trip time: 90 minutes / Flight time: 50 minutes / Landings: 1

Two-Site Tour

Trip time: 2 hours / Flight time: 60 minutes / Landings: 2

Three-Site Tour

  • Trip time: 3+ hours / Flight time: 70 minutes / Landings: 3

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements
Need help? Contact our friendly customer support service. 1300 935 532 enquiry@experienceoz.com.au Help Code: 27E1

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